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[02/17/19 - 08:12 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Top Honors on Modest Night
Only one-tenth of a ratings point separates the four major broadcast networks among adults 18-49.

[02/16/19 - 10:07 AM]
"The Order" Is Coming - March 7 on Netflix
It has secret societies, freshmen love stories, Philosophy 101, and sometimes shirtless men who want to fight for what's right.

[02/16/19 - 08:44 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Share Demo Crown on Competitive Night
FOX's "Last Man Standing" leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[02/15/19 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 15
Updates include: Ken Jeong to lead "The Emperor of Malibu" at CBS; Chris Rock to helm "Saving Kenan" for NBC; and Jessica Garza, Johnathan Nieves cast in Showtime's "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels."

[02/15/19 - 09:34 PM]
RuPaul Crowns Season Four Winner of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"
Plus: Miley Cyrus to join host RuPaul and judges Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley and Ross Mathews to kick off the season 11 premiere of "RuPaul's Drag Race" on Thursday, February 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/15/19 - 02:54 PM]
Video: First Look at the New Season of TNT's "Animal Kingdom"
The infamous Cody crew is back in action as TNT releases a first look of "Animal Kingdom" season four.

[02/15/19 - 01:43 PM]
Netflix Acquires Gideon Raff's "The Red Sea Diving Resort" Starring Chris Evans, Haley Bennett, Alessandro Nivola and Sir Ben Kingsley from Bron Studios
The film is the incredible story of a group of Mossad agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousands of refugees to Israel.

[02/15/19 - 01:09 PM]
NBC Entertainment Expands Scripted Network Leadership with Promotions and New Hire
Lisa Roos will join Deepak Jesrani and Mike Nunes at the Peacock.

[02/15/19 - 12:50 PM]
"North Woods Law" Returns to Animal Planet for an All-New Season from New Hampshire on an All-New Night on Tuesday Feb. 19
From its beautiful but merciless mountain ranges to its remote and picturesque rivers, New Hampshire provides a never-ending series of challenges for its Conservation Officers.

[02/15/19 - 12:00 PM]
It's the "Start of Something New" as Production Begins on the Disney+ Original Series "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series"
The 10-episode series picks up nearly 15 years after the original movie aired at the real-life location where it all began: East High.

[02/15/19 - 11:35 AM]
TV One Debuts Upcoming Original Programming at the 2019 TCA Winter Press Tour
Highlights include "The D.L. Hughley Talk Show," a new talk show that dives head first into hot topics of the day and dishes on the latest news, entertainment, pop culture and what's trending in social media.

[02/15/19 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Barry" Season 2 - Date Announcement - Teaser Trailer
Look for season two on Sunday, March 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/15/19 - 10:36 AM]
Showtime to Premiere "The Resurgence: DeMarcus Cousins" on Saturday, April 13
The film provides unfettered access to one of the NBA's biggest personalities at the most crucial time of his career.

[02/15/19 - 10:03 AM]
FOX Confirms "Cosmos: Possible Worlds" Launch Pushed from March 3
The network's animated comedies will continue in their current Sunday time periods for the foreseeable future.

[02/15/19 - 09:07 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Official Poster and New Video for Season Four of "Billions" Premiering on Sunday, March 17 at 9 PM ET/PT
Viewers can catch up on the first three seasons, available now on Showtime on-air, on demand and over the internet.

[02/15/19 - 08:53 AM]
Netflix Renews Emmy-Nominated Sitcom "Alexa & Katie" Starring Paris Berelc and Isabel May for a Third Season
The third season will launch in two parts featuring eight episodes each.

[02/15/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share Demo Honors on Valentine's Day
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched network.

[02/15/19 - 07:02 AM]
Where in the World Is "Carmen Sandiego" Season 2 You Ask? Well, It's Officially Returning!
Netflix revealed the news via social media this morning.

[02/15/19 - 06:02 AM]
A Brand-New Transformers Series, "War for Cybertron," Will Roll Out on Netflix in 2020
The streaming service broke the news via social media this morning.

[02/15/19 - 06:01 AM]
Video: Key Art Debut and New Trailer for "Triple Frontier" Starring Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, Pedro Pascal & Adria Arjona
The film launches in select theaters on March 6 and globally on Netflix March 13.

[02/14/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 14
Updates include: USA gives green light to "Psych: The Movie 2"; Kennedy McMann to play "Nancy Drew" for The CW; and Katja Herbers to lead "Evil" at CBS.

[02/14/19 - 01:41 PM]
National Geographic Premieres "In Their Own Words" Featuring Ripped-from-the-Headlines Events
Look for all three installments back-to-back this Sunday, February 17 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/14/19 - 01:28 PM]
Video: Official Trailer - New "DC Super Hero Girls" Series on Cartoon Network
Look for a special one-hour premiere on Friday, March 8 at 6:00/5:00c.

[02/14/19 - 01:12 PM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Glides to Eighth Season Renewal on NBC
Production will begin in the spring and a premiere date will be announced shortly.

[02/14/19 - 11:13 AM]
"Bridezillas" Returns to WE tv for Season 12 on March 15 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
"Bridezillas" is back on WE tv with a vengeance as the most over-the-top, crazy brides wreak wedding hell with all new epic meltdowns, wild bachelorette blowouts, family feuds and more.

[02/14/19 - 09:41 AM]
"Love Death and Robots" Premieres March 15th Only on Netflix
This spring, 18 animated short stories presented by Tim Miller and David Fincher land on Netflix in its first ever animated adult anthology series.

[02/14/19 - 08:48 AM]
Bounce Acquires Rights to "Moesha" and "The Game" in New Licensing Agreement with CBS Television Distribution
Both shows will air in back-to-back one-hour blocks beginning this Monday, February 18 at 7:00/6:00c.

[02/14/19 - 08:33 AM]
Video: "Killing Eve" Season Two Official Trailer - Premieres April 7 on BBC America
Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer return as Eve and Villanelle in this story of two women, bound by a mutual obsession and one brutal act.

[02/14/19 - 08:31 AM]
Pucker Up! "The Kissing Booth 2" Is Coming to Netflix!
Joey King, Joel Courtney and Jacob Elordi will reprise their roles on the sequel.

[02/14/19 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Masked Singer" Continue Demo Reign
The network has won the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Wednesdays.

[02/14/19 - 07:36 AM]
Nickelodeon Brings Back "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader" - John Cena to Host All-New Version of the Hit Family Game Show
The series begins production in Los Angeles this spring and is slated to premiere later this year on Nickelodeon.

[02/14/19 - 07:35 AM]
StudioCanal and Nickelodeon Announce Global Deal for All-New "Paddington" Television Series
Actor Ben Whishaw will reprise his role as the beloved voice of the title character in the new CG-animated series, which follows the adventures of a younger Paddington.

[02/14/19 - 07:34 AM]
Nickelodeon Unveils "Ryan's Mystery Playdate," Brand-New Preschool Series Starring YouTube Superstar Ryan of Ryan ToysReview
The new series follows Ryan, his parents and animated friends Gus the Gummy Gator and Combo Panda as they work together to tackle a series of imaginative, physical challenges and unbox puzzles to reveal the identity of his mystery playdate.

[02/14/19 - 07:33 AM]
Nickelodeon Embarks on New Direction with Its Biggest, Most Wide-Ranging Content Slate Ever - New Shows Are "All That" and Much More
The slate, announced today by Nickelodeon President Brian Robbins, was put into development in October at the beginning of Robbins' tenure and will begin to debut on Nick's platforms this summer.

[02/14/19 - 07:03 AM]
Calling All True-Crime Fanatics, ID Announces "Crime Obsession" a New Digital Talk Show Dedicated to All Things Crime, All the Time
The show will touch on topics like missing persons, famous cases, favorite podcasts, scenes caught on tape and more.

[02/14/19 - 07:02 AM]
Netflix's Most Delicious Original Comedy, "Santa Clarita Diet," Returns Friday, March 29th with Its Third Season
Watch as the Hammonds battle with the prospect of "forever" in the date announcement here.

[02/13/19 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 13
Updates include: Amazon orders third season of "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan"; Nickelodeon in talks for new "Star Trek" animated series; and Edie Falco to lead drama pilot for CBS.

[02/13/19 - 05:00 PM]
FOX Announces Revised Premiere Dates for "MasterChef Junior" & "Mental Samurai"
Both series are once again on the move: the former will now launch with a two-hour premiere on Tuesday, March 12 followed by the latter on Tuesday, March 19.

[02/13/19 - 04:31 PM]
"Fleabag" Season 2 Drops May 17 on Prime Video
The streaming service revealed said news via social media this afternoon.

[02/13/19 - 03:31 PM]
Video: "Hanna" Season 1 - Official Trailer - Prime Video
The series, due on March 29, follows the journey of an extraordinary young girl raised in the forest, as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is.

[02/13/19 - 03:00 PM]
Highly Anticipated New Season of ABC's "American Idol" Kicks Off with a Star-Studded Premiere Week
Plus: ABC revealed today a special look at the "American Idol" judges' first-ever trip to Idaho in search of a star.

[02/13/19 - 02:54 PM]
Video: "Good Omens" Opening Title Sequence - Prime Video
Based on the best-selling novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, the series premieres May 31 on the streaming service.

[02/13/19 - 02:34 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces New Overall Deal with the Award-Winning Writers, Producers, and Directors Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino
Said Sherman-Palladino: "We did everything we possibly could to scare them off, but nothing worked. So now we happily plant our flag in Amazon world."

[02/13/19 - 02:33 PM]
Amazon Prime Video Greenlights More Than 20 New and Returning Television Series to Be Produced Around the World
UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, India, Japan and Mexico are among the featured locations.

[02/13/19 - 02:32 PM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Provocative Drama Series "The Power" from Sister Pictures Based on the Award-Winning, International Literary Phenomenon by Naomi Alderman, With Director Reed Morano
Going into production in 2019, "The Power" is the latest UK Prime Original drama series to go into production.

[02/13/19 - 02:31 PM]
Academy Award Winner Al Pacino, Logan Lerman, and Jerrika Hinton Lead the Cast of Jordan Peele's Upcoming Amazon Prime Video Series "The Hunt"
Also confirmed as cast members are Lena Olin, Carol Kane, Saul Rubinek, Tiffany Boone, Louis Ozawa Changchien, Greg Austin and Dylan Baker.

[02/13/19 - 01:07 PM]
Air Jordan Documentary "Unbanned: The Legend of AJ1" to Make Exclusive Streaming Debut on Hulu
Lionsgate acquired the documentary which is set to make its exclusive streaming debut on Hulu on February 14.

[02/13/19 - 01:03 PM]
Netflix Announces New European Original Series
"Unorthodox" and "Biohackers" will join "Bloodride" as previously indicated.

[02/13/19 - 12:18 PM]
BYUtv Announces Season 2 of "Dwight in Shining Armor"
Cast members Sloane Morgan Siegel (Dwight), Caitlin Carmichael (Gretta) and Joel McCrary (Baldric) will all be back for season two.

[02/13/19 - 12:17 PM]
BYUtv Unveils Vibrant New Branding: Together.
It will be rolled out to the public on air, digitally and through advertising beginning March 18.







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[03/03/21 - 10:07 AM]
All New Season of "Naked and Afraid" Launches March 7 on Discovery and discovery+
This season sees survivalists who would rather take on some of the world's most dangerous environments than stay "safer at home."

[03/03/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Thunder Force" - Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer - Official Trailer - Netflix
Two childhood best friends reunite as an unlikely crime-fighting superhero duo when one invents a formula that gives ordinary people superpowers.

[03/03/21 - 10:01 AM]
"No Activity" Returns April 8 on Paramount+
As previously announced, the upcoming season will feature the fan favorite characters in animated form.

[03/03/21 - 09:55 AM]
FOX Renews "The Simpsons" for Its Phenomenal 33rd and 34th Seasons
"My biggest move was in the very beginning when I decided to never uncross my fingers," said executive producer James L. Brooks.

[03/03/21 - 09:50 AM]
New Season of HGTV Hit "Unsellable Houses" Starring Unstoppable Twin Sisters Lyndsay Lamb and Leslie Davis Premieres Tuesday, March 30, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The breakout series, which attracted more than 27 million viewers during its first season, follows Lyndsay, an expert in home renovation, design and staging, and Leslie, an expert in budget and negotiations, as they transform stagnant listings into hot properties.

[03/03/21 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Last Chance U: Basketball" - Official Trailer - Netflix
"Last Chance U" hits the hardwood in East Los Angeles as a coach with strong convictions leads young men who hope to fulfill major college potential.

[03/03/21 - 09:20 AM]
New Line Starts Production on Feature Film "8-Bit Christmas" for HBO Max Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Winslow Fegley, June Diane Raphael and Steve Zahn
Set in suburban Chicago in the late 1980s, the story centers on ten-year-old Jake Doyle's (Fegley) herculean quest to get the latest and greatest video game system for Christmas.

[03/03/21 - 09:02 AM]
Critically-Acclaimed Action Drama "Gangs of London" Comes to AMC on Sunday, April 4 at 10PM ET/PT
The series has already been renewed for a second season with AMC on board to co-produce.

[03/03/21 - 09:00 AM]
Video: "Without Remorse" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
In a war-torn region of Syria, an elite team of Navy SEALs led by Sr. Chief John Kelly (Michael B. Jordan) rescues a CIA operative taken hostage by ex-Russian military forces.

[03/03/21 - 08:03 AM]
"Who Killed My Son?" Streams Exclusively on discovery+ Starting March 23rd
This two-hour special is executive produced and narrated by acclaimed television journalist Soledad O'Brien as she reports on the nuances behind this case and follows a family as they searched for justice.

[03/03/21 - 07:11 AM]
discovery+ Acquires Sundance Doc "Rebel Hearts"
In 1960s Los Angeles, The Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary fought for equality, their livelihoods, and their own freedom against an all-powerful Cardinal who sought to keep them in their place.

[03/03/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Debuts Official Trailer for New Genre-Bending, Immersive Original Series "Calls" with Nick Jonas, Pedro Pascal, Rosario Dawson, Lily Collins, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Aubrey Plaza Leading Star-Studded Voice Cast
Based on the buzzy CANAL+ French series of the same name created by Timothée Hochet, "Calls" is a groundbreaking, immersive television experience that masterfully uses audio and minimal abstract visuals to tell nine bone-chilling, short-form stories.

[03/03/21 - 06:08 AM]
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, America's Funniest Husband and Wife Team, Redefine Family Fun in New NBC Game Show "Family Game Fight"
Each episode of the entertaining series will see the twosome part ways and be "adopted" into a family of four as they compete in a series of insanely fun games with a big cash prize up for grabs.

[03/03/21 - 01:03 AM]
Asterix the Gaul to Star in Netflix Animated Series Directed by Alain Chabat
Renowned French auteur and playwright Alain Chabat will direct and Alain Goldman will produce.

[03/02/21 - 02:01 PM]
Video: "The Divine Ponytail" - Official Teaser - Netflix
A chronicle of the 22-year career of soccer star Roberto Baggio, including his difficult debut as a player and his deep rifts with some of his coaches.